GRAPH OF PROGRESSION

Chemical Dependency - The Disease

   A chemical dependent person, is one, whose use has an adverse effect, often unrecognized, on any one or more of the following social and family relationships, school, job performance, physical and emotional well being.

The 3 C's of Addiction

1. Compulsion

2. Out of Control

3. Continued use despite problems characteristics of the disease

The 4 Stages of Addiction

1. Primary

2. Chronic

3. Progressive

4. Fatal

ABUSE
ADDICTION
4 ROADS:
JAIL
DEATH
INSTITUTION
RECOVERY
DEPENDENCY
CHANGE OF PERSONALITY,
BEHAVIOR & PHYSICAL
APPEARANCE
USE
TOLERANCE
HONEYMOON STAGE
EXPERIMENTATION